Never before has an interception caused such a ruckus. Generally, Tom Brady throws a pick-off and his fans pout until the Pats regain control of the ball. But on January 18, 2015, Tom Brady threw an interception during the AFC Championship Game between the New England Patriots and the Indianapolis Colts that [...]

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On February 12th, 2016 the Federal Circuit decided Lexmark Int’l Inc. v. Impression Prods., No. 2014-1617, 2014-1619, 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 245.

Lexmark International (Lexmark) begged the issue of whether sales of printer cartridges carried with it “conferred authority” to enable Impression, one of Lexmark’s buyers’ customers, to import and sale an otherwise infringing product.  [...]

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This weekend I’ll enjoy watching The Honda Classic, a PGA tour event played in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Some of my favorite players will be out there including Rickie Fowler, Phil Mickelson and Jason Dufner. Along side those players’ every step will be their trusted caddies – carrying clubs, suggesting strategy and searching for [...]

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The topic has been covered on this blog in the past, here, here, and here. However there have been many developments on the [...]

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The Rise of Predictive Legal Technology

On March 3, 2016 By tricker

Lawyer’s desks are often cluttered with papers.  There are files upon files.  Accordion folders are part and parcel for a deal closing or court hearing.  These papers and their content are often why the resolution of a legal issue is expensive and prolonged.  While technology has already affected many areas of the law and made [...]

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As tattoos become more common, especially among athletes, copyright claims arising from the display of this art form on electronic media, from television appearances to video games, have become more common. An agency representing tattoo artists has challenged the unlicensed reproduction of their work in video games. Solid Oak Studios Continue Reading

Louis C.K. Pays His Dues

On March 1, 2016 By Alison Morris

Louis C.K., well-known for his often self-deprecating and dark humor may have some new material for his upcoming stand-up routines. After a damages decision on Tuesday, the funny man will be saddled with $163,000 worth of attorney fees and costs – on top of tens of thousands of dollars in lapsed union dues.

C.K., whose [...]

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In the fourth quarter of 2015, Illinois companies had posted 34,906 job openings for technology workers.  In the first quarter of that same year, the number was 54,000.  The dip in numbers does not mean much; what matters is the extremely large number of workers needed in the technology sector, including those who can [...]

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As 2016 Oscar night steadily approaches, pundits make their predictions about who will take home the highly coveted golden statuette. While it’s unclear which film will take home the award for Best Picture or whether seasoned actor Leonard DiCaprio will finally win a statuette, one thing is for certain: the Oscars this year will apparently [...]

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Google Collects Data from Student Users… For What?

On February 25, 2016 By sdotzel

When it comes to data collection from use of devices and programs considered “necessities” in today’s world, the all too common question is – what is this data really being used for? This question was posed in a very public way by Senator Al Franken, the chief Democrat in the US Senate’s Privacy, Technology, and [...]

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